By: Budge, Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis,Budge, E. A. Wallis
Dover Publications: November 2011
Seller ID: 38814
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Used - Very Good
Osiris the king, was slain by his brother Set, dismembered, scattered, then gathered up and reconstituted by his wife Isis and finally placed in the underworld as lord and judge of the dead. He was worshipped in Egypt from archaic, pre-dynastic times right through the 4000-year span of classical Egyptian civilization up until the Christian era, and even today folkloristic elements of his worship survive among the Egyptian fellaheen. In this book E. A. Wallis Budge, one of the world's foremost Egyptologists, focuses on Osiris as the single most important Egyptian deity.
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